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Gowling WLG

A sale and leaseback transaction is the sale of an asset which is then leased back, from the new owner, to the original owner. This briefing takes a look at their emergence in the UAE.

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Herbert Smith Freehills

The High Court has recently considered the approach to assessing "licence fee damages" in a claim against two former employees of Marathon Asset Management.

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Shoosmiths

From 6 April 2017 limits on compensation which can be awarded by an employment tribunal will increase, meaning a finding of unfair dismissal could cost employers more.

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Reed Smith

The Private Equity Reporting Group has refreshed its good practice reporting guidance for the larger private equity portfolio companies with revised examples of good practice to assist with compliance.

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Latham & Watkins

As investors focus on environmental, social and governance issues, boards that lead in these areas may reap significant benefits.

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DLA Piper

The extent of automation's impact and how soon employees will feel it - especially those in particularly susceptible sectors like manufacturing - remains the subject of intense debate.

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Legal Week

Macfarlanes senior partner Charles Martin talks to Legal Week's John Malpas about the challenges facing independent law firms and the forthcoming Global Independent Law Firms Forum 2017.

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Allen & Overy

The restrictions on the collateral use of documents previously disclosed in separate litigation have recently come under the judicial spotlight.

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Bond Dickinson

The recent decision in XYZ v Travelers Insurance Company Ltd [2017] EWHC 287 (QB) serves as a warning to insurers that funding such litigation may come at a price.

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Bowmans

The latest draft of the Financial Sector Regulation Bill was published by the National Treasury (Treasury) on 21 October 2016. This briefing takes a closer look.

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